All Academic, Inc. Research Logo

Info/CitationFAQResearchAll Academic Inc.
Document

Simulation on the Conflict over Palestine
Unformatted Document Text:  Conflict in Palestine/3 Writing Papers • Consult The Write Stuff by Thomas Cronin for tips on writing. This pamphlet is available on-line:   < http://cwx.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/dye2/medialib/cronin2e.html#Q >. • General Points on Writing Essays» Each essay should have a clearly articulated thesis statement.   » Both content and style matter.  You may find it helpful to work with a Writing Center consultant. » All papers must be typed with one­inch margins, twelve­point font, and numbered pages.   » Include your name and a descriptive title at the top of the first page. » A word to the wise:  Allow ample time for researching, synthesizing and mulling over the material, and writing multiple drafts. Steps 1. Conduct Preliminary Research – Begin with sources that will give you a broad understanding of the conflict over Palestine. Date: Start now.   At this point, learn  when and why the conflict began, who the stakeholders and main interested parties  are (states as well as non­state actors),  what has served to heighten or defuse tensions over the  years, and  where the most hotly contested territories are located.  Also, be able to answer the “so  what?” question:  Why is this conflict of such great importance on the world stage?   Find and read several good scholarly sources. Where can you find good sources? o Try journals available on-line through J STOR , Project Muse, or Ebsco (in Ebsco, be sure to click the box for “Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals”). o Use the Coe catalog to find books.o Order books and/or articles via inter-library loan now.o Do not turn to web pages or newspaper articles (i.e., do not use Google or Lexis-Nexis), though those may be important in later steps of your research. o Questions? See me or the reference librarian, Betty Rogers. I recommend you read at least one book on this topic.  Good places to start:  the books by Dowty and Gerner cited on the previous page. 2. Write an Annotated Bibliography – An annotated bibliography serves as a sort of literature review (or as a brief history of the scholarly conversation on your topic). Due: ___ When done well an annotated bibliography accomplishes the following: 1) Demonstrates that the writer has begun carefully researching the topic, as indicated by the number, quality, and diversity of references.  

Authors: Barrow, Lynda.
first   previous   Page 3 of 11   next   last



background image
Conflict in Palestine/3
Writing Papers
Consult The Write Stuff by Thomas Cronin for tips on writing. This pamphlet is available
on-line:
  <
http://cwx.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/dye2/medialib/cronin2e.html#Q
>.
General Points on Writing Essays
»
Each essay should have a clearly articulated thesis statement.  
»
Both content and style matter.  You may find it helpful to work with a Writing Center consultant.
»
All papers must be typed with one­inch margins, twelve­point font, and numbered pages.  
»
Include your name and a descriptive title at the top of the first page.
»
A word to the wise:  Allow ample time for researching, synthesizing and mulling over the material, 
and writing multiple drafts.
Steps
1.
Conduct Preliminary Research – Begin with sources that will give you a broad
understanding of the conflict over Palestine. Date: Start now.
 
At this point, learn 
when and why the conflict began, who the stakeholders and main interested parties 
are (states as well as non­state actors), 
what has served to heighten or defuse tensions over the 
years, and 
where the most hotly contested territories are located.  Also, be able to answer the “so 
what?” question:  Why is this conflict of such great importance on the world stage?  
Find and read several good scholarly sources. Where can you find good sources?
o Try journals available on-line through J
STOR
, Project Muse, or Ebsco (in Ebsco, be sure to
click the box for “Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals”).
o Use the Coe catalog to find books.
o Order books and/or articles via inter-library loan now.
o Do not turn to web pages or newspaper articles (i.e., do not use Google or Lexis-Nexis),
though those may be important in later steps of your research.
o Questions? See me or the reference librarian, Betty Rogers.
I recommend you read at least one book on this topic.  Good places to start:  the books by Dowty and 
Gerner cited on the previous page.
2.
Write an Annotated Bibliography – An annotated bibliography serves as a sort of literature
review (or as a brief history of the scholarly conversation on your topic). Due: ___
When done well an annotated bibliography accomplishes the following:
1)
Demonstrates that the writer has begun carefully researching the topic, as indicated by the 
number, quality, and diversity of references.  


Convention
Need a solution for abstract management? All Academic can help! Contact us today to find out how our system can help your annual meeting.
Submission - Custom fields, multiple submission types, tracks, audio visual, multiple upload formats, automatic conversion to pdf.
Review - Peer Review, Bulk reviewer assignment, bulk emails, ranking, z-score statistics, and multiple worksheets!
Reports - Many standard and custom reports generated while you wait. Print programs with participant indexes, event grids, and more!
Scheduling - Flexible and convenient grid scheduling within rooms and buildings. Conflict checking and advanced filtering.
Communication - Bulk email tools to help your administrators send reminders and responses. Use form letters, a message center, and much more!
Management - Search tools, duplicate people management, editing tools, submission transfers, many tools to manage a variety of conference management headaches!
Click here for more information.

first   previous   Page 3 of 11   next   last

©2012 All Academic, Inc.